Triazolam-induced changes in alcoholic thought processes

  title={Triazolam-induced changes in alcoholic thought processes},
  author={Herbert J. Weingartner and Robert Rawlings and David Ted George and Michael J. Eckardt},
 This study was designed to examine and contrast cognitive effects (explicit memory and access to semantic knowledge) of the benzodiazepine Halcion (triazolam) in ten normal volunteers and ten cognitively unimpaired detoxified alcoholics. The two groups were indistinguishable from one another under placebo conditions on all measures of cognitive functioning. Under Halcion test conditions (0.375 mg PO), both groups were about equally impaired in their recall of to-be-remembered information… CONTINUE READING
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